Ecology and the Bible
|by Frédéric Baudin|
| Retail: $14.95|
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches
Pub Date: July 2020
Item Number: 072577
Categories: Christian Living; Religion and Culture
This book offers Christian laypeople a brief and accessible perspective on what the Bible teaches about ecology and about Christians’ responsibility to care for the environment. The book situates these subjects within the framework of the Bible’s overarching teachings about creation, fall, redemption, and new creation.
The author also explores his theme by examining relevant scientific and historical data, as well as by discussing the history of philosophy and theology.
The book’s chapters and subsections are brief, making the discussion easy to follow, and the volume ends with practical tips for how people of faith can care for the environment in their daily lives.
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Target audience: Christian laypeople (including pastors, college students, etc.), campus ministries
Frédéric Baudin studied theology at the Faculté Jean Calvin in Aix-en-Provence, France, and has completed post-graduate studies in biogeography, ecology, and literature at several French universities. He serves as the executive director of the organization CEM (which promotes social justice and Christian values in the areas of culture, the environment, and the media) and is a founding member of the French chapter of “A Rocha” (an organization dedicated to the protection of the environment from a Christian perspective). In addition, he provides training on sustainable development in francophone Africa, Madagascar, Haiti, and India. Baudin was vice president of the French Evangelical Alliance from 2000 to 2010, and he currently serves as a pastor in the Union of Evangelical Free Churches. He is the author of numerous articles and a dozen popular-level books related to his various fields of study and work.